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Convergence and Ubiquitous Network Societies 
This web page contains resources on next-generation networks and convergence and their impact on ubiquitous networks societies.  Click below for resources on:

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An international experts workshop on "ubiquitous network societies" was held in April 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland.

For more information about the research project and workshop, please contact Ms. Lara Srivastava at <lara.srivastava(a)>.  


Related ITU Activities 

(SPU) SPU NEWSLOG on "Mobile" and "Wireless Networks" and "Ubiquitous Networks"

(SPU) ITU Internet Report "The Portable Internet," September 2004
(SPU) ITU Internet Report "Birth of Broadband", September 2003
(SPU) ITU Internet Report "Internet for a Mobile Generation", September 2002"
(SPU) Research project on "Mobile overtakes fixed" (2003)
Background Resources and Links
ITU's 2004 Workshop on "Next-Generation Networks: What, When and How?
Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT, 2004
SPU Lunchtime Seminar Presentation "Next Generation Networks: The Convergence Platform", Chae Sub LEE, July 2003
Study on regulatory implications of the introduction of Next Generation Networks and other new developments in electronic communications by Devoteam/Siticom for the European Commission , June 2003
Convergence of Mobile and Fixed Technologies: Extending Broadband Access within Licensed GSM Radio Spectrum , ComReg (Ireland) Consultation Paper, February 2003
Creating a regulatory framework for converged markets in telecommunications and media, Boersen, Arne, A.T.Kearney GmbH, Düsseldorf, Germany, ITS Europe 2002
Next Generation Networks - A White Paper from Telcordia


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